Jorick SietsemaMental healthSome time ago
The emotional environment you give you child is extremely important. Note that you are communicating with a person, you wouldn't be like NO YOU CAN'T or That isn't right do it differently and than stop there with you friends. You have to explain and built an understanding so that we can change our core that will reflect our actions. Not just neglect or deny it.
Monika KuzminskaitėHealth psychologist, with special love for food and eating mattersSome time ago
Resilience and high schoolers 🐞 Talk with them whenever you can, even if it seems they don’t want to talk. Sometimes the best time to talk may be when you are in the car together; sometimes it may be when you are doing chores together, allowing your teen to focus on something else while they talk. When they have questions, answer them honestly but with reassurance. Ask them their opinion about what is happening and listen to their answers. 🐞 Find a place that your teen can create as their safe place, whether it’s their bedroom or somewhere they find comfort. In high school, emotions can intensify, and rejection, taunting, or bullying can also be present. A space of their own can serve as a constant and a place for them to have as their own. Your children may prefer to be with their friends rather than spend time with you, but be ready to provide lots of family time for them when they need it and set aside family time that includes their friends. 🐞 When stressful things are happening in the world at large, encourage your teen to take “news breaks,” whether they are getting news from the television, magazines or newspapers, or online. Use what they’re seeing and hearing as a catalyst for discussion. Teens may act like they feel immortal, but at bottom they still want to know that everything will be ok. Having honest discussions of your fears and expectations can help your high schooler learn to express their own fears. If your teen struggles with words, encourage them to use journaling or art to express emotions. 🐞 Many teens are already feeling extreme highs and lows because of hormonal levels in their bodies; added stress or trauma can make these shifts seem more extreme. Be understanding of feelings and emotions, but also be firm when teens respond to stress with angry or sullen behavior. Reassure your child that they will be ok and you are looking out for their best interest Based on: https://www.apa.org/topics/resilience-guide-parents Photo: Erik Lucatero from Pixabay
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